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Web Seminar, May 5, 2015

 
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May-5-2015-Web-Seminar-slides.pdf

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Earth, Sun, and Moon: Earth's Seasons

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach.This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the last of four Science Objects in the Earth,...

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Earth, Sun, and Moon: General Characteristics of Earth

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Earth,...

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Earth, Sun, and Moon: Motion of the Moon

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the third of four Science Objects in the Earth,...

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Earth, Sun, and Moon: Our Moving Earth

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the second of four Science Objects in the...

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External Resource: Phases of the Moon

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Summary: This site is an interactive animation of the phases of the moon. The exercises are designed to help students see why the moon’s appearance, as seen from Earth, changes. Topics: moon phases, lunar phases, eclipse.

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Phases of the Moon

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Summary: Every 29.5 days, the Moon’s shape appears to change in a predictable cycle. We call the shapes phases of the Moon. This activity will show how the Moon’s orbit causes the Moon’s phases. Students use Ping-Pong or Styrofoam balls to model the way...

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Scope on the Skies: Moon phases

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: When teaching Moon phases, the focus seems to be on the sequence of Moon phases and, in some grade levels, how Moon phases occur. Either focus can sometimes be a challenge, especially without the use of models and observations of the Moon. In this month’s...

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Solar System: A Look at the Planets

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the second of four Science Objects in the Solar...

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Solar System: Asteroids, Comets, and Meteorites

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the third of four Science Objects in the Solar...

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Solar System: Formation of Our Solar System

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the fourth of four Science Objects in the Solar...

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Solar System: The Earth in Space

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach.This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Solar...

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The Moon’s Phases and the Self Shadow

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Summary: In this article, the authors present a new way of teaching the phases of the Moon. Through the introduction of a self shadow (an idea of a shadow that is not well-known), they illuminate students’ understanding of the phases of the Moon and help...